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Here are the latest posts about Harper Lee on Writers Write:

  • Harper Lee to be Immortalized in New Harper Lee Trail in Monroeville, Alabama (2016-12-02): Harper Lee's attorney and a wealthy businessman are raising funds to make Monroeville, Alabama a major tourist attraction dedicated to the author and To Kill a Mockingbird.

  • Author Harper Lee Dead at 89 (2016-02-20): Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has died at the age of 89. A recluse in her later years, she loved Hollywood and the feature film adaptation of her book.

  • Reese Witherspoon to Narrate Audiobook of New Harper Lee Novel (2015-04-27): Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon will narrate the audiobook version of the upcoming Harper Lee novel, Go Set a Watchman.

  • Alabama Agency: Harper Lee is Not Being Abused (2015-03-15): The Alabama state agency looking into alleged elder abuse of author Harper Lee has ended its investigation saying Ms. Lee is fully aware of her book deal.

  • Newly Discovered Harper Lee Novel to be Published This Summer (2015-02-03): Harper Lee wrote a To Kill a Mockingbird sequel, which was lost for decades. It has been found and will be published this summer.

  • Harper Lee Settles Lawsuit Against Monroe County Heritage Museum (2014-06-08): Harper Lee has settled her lawsuit against the Monroe County Heritage Museum for selling unauthorized souvenirs and to regain her website url.

  • British Education Secretary Under Fire For Banning American Authors From Official Reading Lists (2014-05-27): British Education Secretary Michael Gove is on the hot seat for dumping To Kill a Mockingbird and other American classics from official school reading lists.

  • Harper Lee Agrees to Ebook Version of To Kill a Mockingbird (2014-04-28): Harper Lee turns 88 today and has has agreed to allow the ebook and digital audio versions of To Kill a Mockingbird to be published by HarperCollins.

  • Harper Lee Suing Literary Agent for Stealing To Kill a Mockingbird Copyright (2013-05-04): Harper Lee is suing her literary agent, Samuel Pinkus, for tricking her into singing a document that signed her To Kill a Mockingbird copyright over to him.

  • Harper Lee Denies Cooperating With Upcoming Biography (2011-04-28): Yesterday, Penguin Press announced details about a biography of To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee that was being written by former Chicago Tribune reporter Marja Mills.

  • Harper Lee Cooperating With New Biography (2011-04-27): Former Chicago Tribune reporter Marja Mills is writing a biography about To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee.

  • Events, Readings Planned for To Kill a Mockingbird's 50th Birthday (2010-05-30): The New York Times reports that many events are planned at libraries and bookstores for the 50th anniversary of the publication of Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

  • Harper Lee Makes Rare Appearance (2005-05-23): Harper Lee, the 79 year-old author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has avoided the press for decades and has never written another book.